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Alessandro Del Piero Slams Cristiano Ronaldo for Performance Against FC Porto

Mudeet Arora
Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus were knocked out of the Champions League by Porto on Tuesday
Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus were knocked out of the Champions League by Porto on Tuesday / Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images
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Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero along with multiple other greats including Fabio Capello have ruthlessly slammed Cristiano Ronaldo for his disappointing performance against FC Porto in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday.

Goals from Chiesa and Rabiot weren't enough as Juventus lost the tie on away goals despite winning the game in Turin 3-2.

Ronaldo was slammed by fans and pundits alike for his overall performance as well as for his movement during Sergio Oliveira's free kick which resulted in a Porto goal.

Oliveira scored his second goal of the match in extra-time and his shot went straight through Ronaldo's legs and beat Szczesny, thus knocking Juventus out of the Champions League.

Juve legend Del Piero was asked about his thoughts on the game and he said, "Cristiano must take some blame, of course. He did not have many chances but he wasted that header that we should have taken advantage of."

Former Juventus manager Capello too spoke about Ronaldo's reaction on the Porto free-kick as he said, "Certain goals cannot be conceded. Cristiano Ronaldo jumping and turning in the wall... whoever is in the wall cannot be afraid of being hit. It is an unforgivable mistake that has no excuse."

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